The Unforeseen Problem

Song TitleThe Unforeseen Problem (Search)
Composer(s):Dominick Argento
Author(s):Dominick Argento
Keyword(s) & Features: Adventures; Air; Angry; Anna; Balloons; Crowns; Diaries; Dinners; Drizzling; Enraged; Expeditions; Exploring; Fiancés; Flight; Flying; Fog; Ice; Icicles; Lurching; Meals; Melting; Part of a Song Cycle; Problems; Prose; Seasick; Stamping; Sun; Surfaces; Sweden; Swedish; Thorns; Vomiting; Writing
First LineIndeed, it was a very good meal (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1982 (Search)
Larger WorkThe Andrée Expedition (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.boosey.com/shop/prod/Argento-Dominick-The-Andree-Expedition-baritone-piano/2004779
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/5gSu5dtYhe3vIvKdOvNqcY?si=L3tBA_q2QbaiqGD4bfe9xA
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationThe Andrée Expedition, Part One: In the Air, no. 5 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerBaritone
Range: B2 - F4 (Search)
Original KeyF major (Search)
Dedicated ToJeanne Shepard (Search)
Premiered ByHåkan Hagegård, baritone; Thomas Schuback, piano (Search)
Commissioned ByThe Schubert Club of St. Paul in honor of its 100th Anniversary (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceBoosey and Hawkes (Search)
Sources CitedA performer's guide to the text and music of Dominick Argento's The Andrée Expedition, a dissertation by Michael Andrew Paxson. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/!etd.send_file?accession=osu1261075936&disposition=inline (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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